St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show winner of the Champion Standard Pullet award went to Nehemiah Yoder, pictured at top with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin and St. Mary Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard.
New leadership and the existing staff at Franklin Foundation Hospital strive to provide the best possible health care available. That was the message delivered to the St. Mary Parish Council Wednesday by Dawn Kaiser, the hospital’s new development marketing coordinator.

The Morgan City Tigers fell to the E.D. White Cardinals in a battle of top 10 teams in Morgan City Tuesday. The Cardinals edged the Tigers, 1-0, scoring the match’s only points in the second half. Above, is Morgan City’s Michael Mejai in action during the second half of Tuesday’s contest. Morgan City will close its regular season Friday at Vandebilt Catholic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

In a Division II top 10 matchup, E.D. White edged Morgan City High School, 1-0, in District 7-II boys’ soccer action Tuesday.

The Morgan City Tigers fell to the E.D. White Cardinals in a battle of top 10 teams in Morgan City Tuesday. The Cardinals edged the Tigers, 1-0, scoring the match’s only points in the second half. Above, is Morgan City’s Michael Mejai in action during the second half of Tuesday’s contest. Morgan City will close its regular season Friday at Vandebilt Catholic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Arbor Day ceremony in Morgan City

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday. From left, are Jondra Lowe; Tim Tregle; Hugh Brown Jr.; Edwin Brown; Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi; Ronnie Bergeron, Morgan City horticulture chairman; Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City employee; Jo Ann Blanchard, Morgan City Garden Club; Geri Bourgeois, Morgan City Garden Club; Marcelle Hoskins; Zane Walker; and Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman.
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Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday.

Men’s Wild Game Supper

Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person. Children under 13 are admitted free. All money raised will be used for the Gulf Coast Baptist Association Disaster Relief Fund. The supper includes all kinds of wild game and a service follows. Willis grew up in Oakdale and now lives in Kinder, and is married to Cathy Elliott Willis. He has three children. He works in the forestry business and has served bi-vocationally with music and youth, and as pastor. Willis is an avid fisherman and hunter. He is the pastor of Indian Village Baptist Church near Kinder. There will be numerous door prizes. For more information, call 985-395-3070.
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Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person.

Bayou Teche named to National Water Trails System

Paddlers en route to last year’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge, benefitting The TECHE Project, embark at Poche’s Market & Restaurant. The kayak-friendly landing just below Poche Bridge is a popular site for excursions by Breaux Bridge outfitter Cory Werk’s Bayou Teche Experience. For more information go to www.tourduteche.com.
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The 135 miles of meandering water that is the Bayou Teche became the 17th trail of the National Water Trails System Wednesday.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

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NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal

Lifestyle

The Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club annual social will be held Feb. 14 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City. Queens attending last year’s gathering were, seated from left, Adelaide Wise, Queen Hephaestus LIII Abigail Conrad and Margaret Melancon Bergeron. Middle row from left is Regina Hymel Clement, Patricia Boudreaux Bergeron, Mallory Johnson Fuhrer, Anne Brown Rhodes, Mary Ellen Ruiz Stegall, Morgan Manfre Murdock and Colleen Whitley Hunter. Back row from left is Tracie Hamer Hover, Valerie Hamer LeBlanc, Michelle Giordano Aucoin, Diana Bostic Vining, Peggy Dilsaver Clark, Helena Cefalu Montgomery, Grace Siracusa Guarisco, Jaclyn Price Landry and Courtney Price Matherne. Katherine Ruiz was also in attendance.
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Plans have been finalized for the 2015 Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club Social and Luncheon. The event will be held Feb. 14 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Herbert Leon Jacobs

Herbert Leon Jacobs, 91, a native of Oakdale and resident of Morgan City, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Patterson Healthcare.

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